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Baby Acne Treatment Iowa City IA

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Anthony D Sandler
(319) 356-1766
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatric Surgery

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Elizabeth Ann Newell, MD
(319) 321-2794
1410 Franklin St
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2005

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Donna M D Alessandro
(319) 353-7762
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Mutasim N Abu Hasan, MD
(319) 356-0469
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1991

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Mary S Larew
(319) 384-9506
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Donna Marie D'Alessandro
(319) 356-0469
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brenda Jane M Cruikshank, MD
(319) 356-1827
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967

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Jeffrey Clark Murray, MD
(319) 356-0469
S Grand Ave
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Medical Genetics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: U Of Iowa Hosp & Clinics, Iowa City, Ia
Group Practice: Dept Of Pediatreics University Of Iowa Hospitals; Faculty Practice Plan Univ Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

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McCoy James G Dr
(319) 338-1197
2407 Towncrest Drive
Iowa City, IA
 
Gretchen E Vigil, MD
(319) 356-8558
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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